This photo, taken on January 9, shows a towering red-dust storm over the ocean, ahead of a cyclone approaching Onslow on the coast of western Australian. Tug boat worker Brett Martin, who captured the fearsome pictures 25 nautical miles offshore, reported conditions were glassy and flat before the storm hit. Photograph: Brett Martin/AFP/Getty Images
Just look at that. That’s both terrifying and beautiful. Mostly terrifying.